Definition: This entry provides the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people. Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases, beds for both acute and chronic care are included. Because the level of inpatient services required for individual countries depends on several factors - such as the burden of disease - there is no global target of number of hopital beds per country.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Hospital bed density map
WHO: World is better prepared for next flu pandemic
Rappler - 2/28/2015 5:54:22 AM
The world ... WHO urged countries, especially developing ones, to continue preparing their health systems for an influenza pandemic. This means putting in place a well-developed laboratory system, enough hospital workers and hospital beds, adequate storage ...
World Bank to help improve quality, access, and efficiency of Albania’s health care system
The World Bank - 2/28/2015 12:03:36 AM
“The health sector reforms are complex, and there is still a large unfinished agenda,” said Tahseen Sayed, World Bank Country Manager ... number of acute care beds by 800 beds in selected district hospitals, according to the Hospital Master Plan.
Are there enough doctors and hospital beds in your country?
Rediff India Abroad - 2/2/2015 10:31:34 PM
The two maps, above, show the density of hospital beds and doctors per 10,000 population across the world. The data, taken from WHO's World Health Statistics 2014, is a measure of healthcare available to the people of a country. The report states that data ...
Edo 200-bed hospital ready for use this year —Oshiomhole
World Stage - 2/24/2015 11:17:03 PM
I think overall, there is no question that we have a first-class hospital under construction and our people will be happy that at the end, we have come up with the best hospital in the country by the ... the first phase of 200-bed of the Accident and ...
Desperate Afghan avalanche survivors await rescue on roofs
Salina Journal - 2/28/2015 9:57:45 AM
“My two sons rushed from another house to get us out, and only I survived,” he said through tears from his hospital bed. Najibullah Haidery ... temperatures were expected in many parts of the country in the coming days, and officials said harsh ...
Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital a world leader
Herald Sun Melboume - 2/27/2015 9:44:37 AM
MELBOURNE’S children’s health expertise is in demand across the globe as the world increasingly focuses its attention on international leaders based around the Royal Children’s Hospital ... of children in low-income countries, while exporting ...
Chile's president meets with ailing teen who asked to die
azcentral.com - 2/28/2015 3:41:21 PM
SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile's president went to a hospital Saturday to meet with a 14-year-old girl who shocked the country by going on YouTube to ... that appeared to have been shot from a hospital bed. "I urgently request to speak to the president because ...
Medical and health charges in Malaysia the cheapest in the world, says PM
Astro Awani - 2/27/2015 7:42:55 AM
In fact, if we do an analysis of the cost and service provided, I dare to say that the health system in Malaysia is the best in the world," he added. He said Malaysia was ranked the third best out of 24 countries ... the hospital would have 108 beds ...
English hospitals have lost 5 hospital beds for EVERY DAY the Coalition has been in power
Mirror - 2/19/2015 7:26:46 PM
... fourth lowest number of beds per person in Europe The OECD found that the UK has fewer hospital beds per person than almost any country in the developed world. We have 2.8 beds per 1,000 people. Germany has over 8, Austria has more than 7, and France ...
Zoos treat obese patients, more people get fatter as world fails obesity
Examiner - 2/19/2015 7:59:34 AM
A growing number of people are so fat that they're too big for hospital beds, MRI and CT ... Lancet concluded that the world has failed on obesity. The fall-out from ignoring this time-bomb is cutting a wide path. If countries don't start anti-obesity ...
Turkish surgeon inaugurates work on SIUT children hospital
Dawn - 2/28/2015 1:29:30 AM
KARACHI: The ground-breaking ceremony of a 235-bed children hospital for urology ... “The children hospital is very important not just for the country but for the entire world and SIUT has done a wonderful job to do this — another feather in its ...
World briefs: Chilean girl asks to die
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 2/27/2015 4:58:17 AM
In a video that news media said had been uploaded to her Facebook page on Sunday, Valentina Maureira said from her hospital bed: “I am asking to speak ... amid a widening rift about cyberspace between the two countries. The move can be seen as part ...
The Hospital of Tomorrow
HealthTech - 2/23/2015 5:06:01 PM
For many governments, how a country ... an empty bed, if beds are full or are about to become free, ward managers can be alerted to this in real time via their mobile device and react more effectively. Deliver a truly paperless and wireless world driving ...
PM: Health care in Malaysia the cheapest in the world
themalaymailonline.com - 2/27/2015 7:28:36 AM
In fact, if we do an analysis of the cost and service provided, I dare to say that the health system in Malaysia is the best in the world,” he added. He said Malaysia was ranked the third best out of 24 countries ... the hospital would have 108 beds ...
RM150 mln new Sri Aman Hospital to be ready by 2018
BORNEO POST online - 2/27/2015 7:31:36 PM
SRI AMAN: The new RM150 million Sri Aman Hospital is expected to be completed by 2018 if there are no problems with its contractors. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak made the assurance when laying the foundation stone for the 108-bed hospital at ...